Walter D. Clark, dean of enrollment management and judicial affairs at Roxbury Community College in Boston, died at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Massachusetts, after suffering a heart attack. He was 59 years old.
Clark was born in Japan to a Japanese mother and an African-American father. He was raised in The Bronx and graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School, where he was the quarterback for the football team. He was a graduate of Springfield College and earned a master’s degree at the University of Connecticut. He later earned a law degree at the University of Iowa.
Dean Clark joined the administration at Roxbury Community College in 2005. Previously, he was director of admissions at Middlesex Community College in Connecticut.